Four (4) Harry S. Truman related pinback buttons, including one (1) button issued for Harry Truman and Winston Churchill's visit to Westminster College, Fulton, MO, on March 5, 1946 when Churchill delivered his "Sinews of Peace" address, that became known as his Iron Curtain Speech. 1st item: Button with navy blue lettering reading "WESTMINSTER/COLLEGE/HARRY TRUMAN WINSTON CHURCHILL/FULTON, M.O./1946" all surrounded by red circular on an off white background. Retains "ST LOUIS BUTTON CO. MFRS. CO." back paper. 2" dia. 2nd-4th items: Three (3) Harry Truman pictorial buttons, including one (1) off white presidential inauguration button, dated January 20, 1949, one (1) off white presidential campaign button with a red, white, and blue grosgrain ribbon, and one (1) blue senatorial campaign button. Buttons do not retain back papers. Ranging in size from 13/16" to 1 1/4" dia. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with light surface scratches. 1st item: Few areas of rust, largest 1/4", to metal. Minor creasing to back paper. 2nd-4th items: Areas of rust, largest 1", to metal. Light staining to ribbon.
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